REPORTING by GILLIAN AERIA FILMED AND PRODUCED by GILLIAN AERIA GRAPHICS by KERO SUN The number of women playing soccer and AFLW has surged at both grassroots and elite levels, but for many girls and women, finding well-fitting boots is near impossible.   The majority of football boots on the market are manufactured specifically for…
By EMILIO LANERA  This story is part of MOJO News campaign #HearMeOut to have a Federal Minister for Suicide Prevention appointed * Human Rights scholar Baden Offord's mother told him to take his own life when he was 17, after she caught him having sex with his male best friend. “I had a bit of a nervous…
By ANDREA THIIS-EVENSEN This story is part of MOJO News campaign #HearMeOut to have a Federal Minister for Suicide Prevention appointed * As John Bradley kept vigil by his daughter’s hospital bed for six days he did nothing but hope she would open her eyes, smile at him and give her father a big, long hug. Instead, he sat by…
By JULIETTE CAPOMOLLA  This article is part of MOJO News campaign #HearMeOut to have a Federal Minister for Suicide Prevention appointed * The Australian Government should follow the United Kingdom’s lead and appoint a suicide prevention minister to reduce the country's climbing suicide rates, experts have urged. According to UK Health Secretary Matt Hancock, the UK Government’s leading position on suicide…
By HIEN TRANG LE The theme Past. Present. Future will drive a range of activities at the Koorie Youth Summit starting today, including speeches, performances and creative workshops covering videos, dances, visual art and storytelling.  The  theme helps acknowledge the past, give voice to current concerns, and create a future focusing on Indigenous youth. Lardil woman Maya Hodge, who is a summit delegate, said it was a…
In this episode we discuss the AFL ladder, the final weeks of the Premier League, the upcoming clay tennis season and we are joined by Nishant Kulkarni to talk about the second round of the NBA.  Hosts:  Parth Sonecha Co-hosts: Atara Thenabadu, Rajdeep Singh, Nishant Kulkarni  Editing: Parth Sonecha Song: Rock Instrumental Music №1 (Creative Commons)
By AMANDA JOO One of the most holy months in Islam has kicked off this week, Ramadan. Family members and friends gather between May 6 and June 4 to enjoy iftar (the evening meal to break fast at sunset) and put extra efforts on purifying their souls. But for international students observing Ramadan away from home, homesickness…
By ISABELLA GERARDI Rapper Cardi B's second clothing collection with affordable brand Fashion Nova will be available to local fans from 1pm local time tomorrow.  The 25-year-old music celebrity last week swept up six wins at the 2019 Billboard awards, including top selling song and rap female artist.  Cardi B’s previous collaboration with Fashion Nova was hugely successful and sold out…
By KLEO CRUSE Two female self-starters have hit back at Kylie Jenner after she was recently named as the world’s youngest self-made billionaire. Successful entrepreneurs Carolyn Creswell and Melina McGough have attacked Forbes magazine for awarding the Instagram influencer the self-made title. “Kylie does work hard on the brand and she did create the company…
Winter came and went in the last episode of Game of Thrones and it left us all dumbfounded. During this episode of Culture Corner we discuss the thrills and downsides of The Long Night and our expectations of the show for its grand finale. Our special guest is resident Monash Uni Irishman Gareth Popplestone, who happens to have an…